Just Say Yes: Bernard L. Schwartz on Life, Luck and the Pursuit of Opportunity

April 23, 2014 at 11:22 am

As part of MetroFocus’ ongoing “Giving Back” series, Bernard L. Schwartz discussed his career as an investor, public policy advocate and philanthropist with MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman. Chairman and CEO of the private investment firm, BLS Investments, LLC, Mr. Schwartz also manages the investments of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation.  Schwartz is the author of “JUST SAY YES: What I’ve Learned About Life, Luck, and the Pursuit of Opportunity,” published in March 2014.

Watch an extended version of our interview with Bernard L. Schwartz and read an excerpt of “JUST SAY YES” below. 

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Excerpted with permission of the author from JUST SAY YES: What I’ve Learned About Life, Luck, and the Pursuit of Opportunity (Greenleaf Book Group).

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